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McCracken County
  • County in Kentucky

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  1. Public Schools
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  2. Housing
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  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
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  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade A minus

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McCracken County is located in Kentucky with a population of 65,268. In McCracken County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in McCracken County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$143,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$717
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    151
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    83.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    95.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    747
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,378.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    353.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  12%

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